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ケンシン Kenshin
Uesugi Kenshin.png
Artwork with Mewtwo
Gender Male
Relatives Aya (sister)
Kingdom Illusio
Specialty Psychic, Fighting
Default Pokémon Gallade

Kenshin (Japanese: ケンシン) is a Warlord in Pokémon Conquest.

In the games

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Warlord information

Rank I

Conquest Kenshin I.png Power 90
Wisdom 66
Charisma 81
Total 237
Warrior Skill Bustle
Capacity 7
Perfect Links
Gallade Gallade
Kenshin and Shingen with Pokémon in the kingdom of Illusio

Rank II

Conquest Kenshin II.png Power 99
Wisdom 76
Charisma 91
Total 266
Warrior Skill Inspiration
Capacity 8
Perfect Links
Gallade Gallade Mewtwo Mewtwo
  • Transforms to Rank II by reaching a 75% link with Gallade after having completed Archenemies.


  • Start of turn:
    • With low health:
  • Otherwise:
"<move's name>... Now..."
  • Start of battle:
    • When attacking a castle:
  • When defending a castle:
"The fates shall decide the victor."
  • During battle:
"I love the smell of the battlefield. With this battle, <Pokémon's name> and I will put the world to rights."
  • When ordering to attack:
"The time for battle is upon us."
  • When using his Warrior Skill:
"I shall cut us a path to victory!"
  • After winning a battle:
  • When being recruited:
"You fight extremely well, I must say."


A veritable genius on the battlefield, he values nothing above the art of combat. Sworn enemies with Shingen and constantly looking for ways to overcome him.

Historical origin

Kenshin is based on the real-life Uesugi Kenshin of Japanese history. He and Shingen were honorable rivals of one another. Aya was his older half-sister and Kagekatsu (Uesugi Kagekatsu) was his nephew. Yatarō (Kojima Yatarō), Kanetsugu (Naoe Kanetsugu), Tomonobu (Saitō Tomonobu), Sadamitsu (Usami Sadamitsu), and Kageie (Kakizaki Kageie) were generals in his army. Takahiro (Kitajô Takahiro) was also apart of the Uesugi clan.




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